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Category: George Clement Martin (1844-1916)
Sir George Clement Martin MVO Mus.Doc (1844-1916) was and English composer and organist of St Paul’s Cathedral, London from 1888 until his death in 1916. Born in Lambourne, Berkshire, England. He trained with John Stainer (1840-1901) in Oxford – cycling over twenty miles to the city from home. He wrote a Te Deum for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Hymns Associated with George Clement Martin (1844-1916)
Almighty Father of all things that be,
our life, our work we consecrate to thee,
whose heavens declare thy glory from above,
whose earth below is witness to thy love.
For well we know this weary, soiled earth
is yet thine own by right of its new birth,
since that great cross upreared on Calvary
redeemed it from its fault and shame ...
Lord Enthroned In Heavenly Splendour Lyrics
1. Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour,
First begotten from the dead,
Thou alone, our strong defender,
Liftest up thy people’s head.
Jesus, true and living bread!
2. Here our humblest homage pay we;
Here in loving reverence bow;
Here for Faith’s discernment, pray we
Lest we fail to know thee now,
Thou art here, we ask not ...